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  1. Local programs showcased as secretary visits areaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Crisis Intervention Team Assessment Center at the hospital is a place where law enforcement in Martinsville, Henry County and Patrick County can bring people experiencing mental health crises. Once at the assessment center, the person in crisis can ...

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  2. Time line for new school OK'dRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Henry County School Board on Tuesday approved a projected time line for acquiring land, design, bidding and construction of a school to consolidate and replace Collinsville Primary and John Redd Smith Elementary, provided funding is obtained.

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  3. Movie illuminates Thurgood Marshall's lifeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Luther King Jr. Planning Council, and Chad Martin, vice president, spearheaded the event at the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center and Museum (the former Henry County courthouse). The film, starring Laurence Fishburne as Marshall, was ...

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  4. Racing college toutedRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... motorsports technology program at Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) could be a driving force that helps Henry County-Martinsville race toward a brighter economic future, according to two state officials. Mary Rae Carter, a county native who now ...

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  5. PSA to take two sewer lagoons out of serviceRead the original story

    Tuesday | Martinsville Bulletin

    Two Henry County sewer lagoons soon will be decommissioned, saving the county money in the long term and also providing environmental benefits.

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  6. Clinic funds boost outlookRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The foundation operates the Community Dental Clinic in uptown Martinsville. Since the clinic opened in 2006, it has provided more than $6.1 million in dental services to the unemployed or uninsured adults and children in Martinsville and Henry County.

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  7. Voters now required to show photo IDRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... be mailed to the applicant. The process is expected to take seven to 10 days, Barbour said. Neither she nor Henry County Registrar Elizabeth Stone had seen anyone come into her office to get a photo ID as of last week, but both said they had ...

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  8. Sales tax 'holiday' signals school yearRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Schools in Henry County and Martinsville will start the new school year Aug. 11, and the Virginia Department of Taxation is helping consumers get ready.

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  9. Bassett practice joins mental health and medical servicesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... that we have been able to help people in the area." Barbara Jackman, executive director of the Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness, which oversees the Bassett clinic, said the program fills a gap. "Many health care providers ...

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  10. Brothers slain in Axton: Police keep focus on - follow-up'Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Martinsville Bulletin

    With two men behind bars in connection with the June slayings of two brothers in Axton, the Henry County Sheriff's Office is focused on continuing its investigation and preparing the cases for court, Sheriff Lane Perry said Thursday.

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  11. Early release eyed for some drug felonsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... an independent panel that sets sentencing policy, estimates sentences would be cut by an average of 25 months. Henry County Commonwealth's Attorney Andrew Nester said: "Traditionally we have had a great working relationship with federal authorities, ... 26 comments

  12. Council to give break on BPOLRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... businesses out of the city," or dissuading them from coming to Martinsville, by having higher BPOL rates than Henry County, she said. The council had asked for information on revenue impacts for different rate change options out of interest in ...

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  13. Job fair draws hundredsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... agencies were on hand, and there were about 500 job openings, said Amanda Witt, president of the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce. The chamber partnered with the Martinsville Mustangs to put on the job fair. She added that ...

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  14. Martinsville Mixes Job Searching With BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Job seekers on the Southside got lucky on Wednesday. The Martinsville and Henry County Chamber of Commerce held a big job fair with 500 positions available.

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  15. DRBA volunteers spruce up banks of Smith RiverRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... River recently as part of a Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) event to keep the riverbanks free of trash. Henry County and Gateway Streetscape partnered with DRBA for the project. (Contributed photo) The Dan River Basin Association, in partnership ...

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  16. Companies may have 500 jobs open at fairRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Martinsville Bulletin

    An estimated 500 jobs will be available at the community job fair today before the Martinsville Mustangs game, according to officials with the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce.

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  17. Area is in early droughtRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Henry County and Martinsville are abnormally dry, but rainfall is expected throughout this week, according to the National Weather Service.

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  18. Zoning change at issue at public hearingRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A public hearing will be held at the 6 p.m. meeting of the Henry County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday on a rezoning request for a proposed Dollar General store across from Sanville Elementary School.

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  19. 2 arrested in deaths of Henry County siblingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Washington Examiner

    ... Jonathan Rivera-Olvera of Fieldale and 33-year-old James Travis Moore of Ridgeway were arrested this week. The Henry County Sheriff's Office says Rivera-Olvera is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and Moore faces one count of ...

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  20. Survey on name in worksRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Keeping the name "really is not an option," said commission member Ellen Wood, because of the confusion it is causing emergency services and mail carriers in connection with another Chatham Road in Henry County.

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